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Radar Mitigation Acronyms

What Do Radar Mitigation Acronyms Mean?

Below is a list of acronyms associated with radar mitigations.

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AARAAir to Air Refuelling Area
ABAir Base
ACPAirspace Change Proposal
ADAir Defence
ADRAir Defence Radar
AGCAutomatic Gain Control
AGLAbove Ground Level
AIPAeronautical Information Publication
AISAeronautical Information Service
AMSLAbove Mean Sea Level
ANSPAir Navigation Service Provider
ASACSAir Surveillance and Control System
ASRAirport Surveillance Radar
ATCAir Traffic Control
ATNSAir Traffic Navigation Services (South Africa)
ATSAir Traffic Service
ATSOCASAir Traffic Services Outside Controlled Airspace
CAACivil Aviation Authority
CAPCivil Aviation Publication (UK)
CASControlled Airspace
CASACivil Aviation Safety Authority (Australia)
CFARConstant False Alarm Rate
CIRCarrier to Interference Ratio
CNSCommunications, Navigation and Surveillance
CRTCathode Ray Tube
dBmDecibels (milliwatt)
DIODefence Infrastructure Organisation (UK)
DGACDirection générale de l’aviation civile (France)
EASAEuropean Union Aviation Safety Agency
EMFElectromagnetic Fields
EMIElectromagnetic Interference
FAAFederal Aviation Administration (USA)
FLFlight Level
FSPLFree Space Path Loss
IAAIrish Aviation Authority
ICAOInternational Civil Aviation Organisation
IFPInstrument Flight Procedure
IFRInstrument Flight Rules
ITUInternational Telecommunications Union
LATLowest Astronomical Tide
LOSLine of Sight
MAAMilitary Aviation Authority (UK)
MDSMinimum Detectable Signal
MODMinistry of Defence (UK)
MSSRMonopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar
MTDMoving Target Detection
MTIMoving Target Indication
MRTMulti Radar Tracker
MSLMean Sea Level
NAIANon Auto Intiation Area
NAIZNon Auto Initiation Zone
NATONorth Atlantic Treaty Organisation
NATSFormerly National Air Traffic Services (UK)
NIWNon Initiation Window
nmNautical Mile
OWFOffshore Wind Farm
PARPrecision Approach Radar
PDProbability of Detection
PFAProbability of False Alarm
PPIPlan Position Indicator
PRFPulse Repetition Frequency
PSRPrimary Surveillance Radar
RAFRoyal Air Force (UK)
RAGRange Azimuth Gating
RAPRecognized Air Picture
RCSRadar Cross Section
RLOSRadar Line of Sight
RMProject RM mitigation for NATS Raytheon radar
RMSRadar Mitigation Scheme
RPMRevolutions Per Minute
SAAFSouth African Air Force
SACAASouth African Civil Aviation Authority
SARSynthetic Aperture Radar
SSRSecondary Surveillance Radar
STCSensitivity Time Control
TMZTransponder Mandatory Zone
UHFUltra High Frequency
VFRVisual Flight Rules
VHFVery High Frequency
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